Brand: Random House Books for Young Readers

Product Code: 9780679819486

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Brief Description:
After Casey Happleton tells him that if he kisses his elbow he will turn into a girl, nine-year-old Marvin experiments and finds himself very confused about his identity.


Brief Description:
After Casey Happleton tells him that if he kisses his elbow he will turn into a girl, nine-year-old Marvin experiments and finds himself very confused about his identity.


Biographical Note:
Louis Sachar has never kissed his elbow and has never been a girl. He is still trying to figure out the secret difference between girls and boys.

Louis Sachar is the bestselling author of the award-winning novel Holes, as well as Small Steps, The Cardturner, Stanley Yelnats' Survival Guide to Camp Green Lake, There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom, The Boy Who Lost His Face, Dogs Don't Tell Jokes, and the rest of the Marvin Redpost series, among many others. Visit him at louissachar.com.


Jacket Description/Flap:
Will kissing his elbow really turn Marvin into a girl? Casey Happleton claims it's so, and Marvin starts to believe her after his lips "accidentally" brush his elbow.


Marc Notes:
A Stepping Stone book.;After Casey Happleton tells him that if he kisses his elbow he will turn into a girl, nine-year-old Marvin experiments and finds himself very confused about his identity.


Review Quotes:
"Kids will love the frankness about grade school gender wars and social taboos."-- Booklist.


Publisher Marketing:
Will kissing his elbow really turn Marvin into a girl? Casey Happleton
claims it's so, and Marvin starts to believe her after his lips "accidentally"
brush his elbow. "Kids will love the frankness about grade school gender wars
and social taboos."-- "Booklist.
"


Publisher Marketing:
This chapter book in Newbery Honor-winning and bestselling author Louis Sachar's Marvin Redpost series offers a sidesplitting take on the differences between girls and boys!

When Casey Happleton tells Marvin that if you kiss your elbow you'll turn into a girl, Marvin doesn't believe it. Then Marvin kisses his elbow by accident and starts to feel very strange. He wants pigtails and starts dotting his i's with little hearts. Could Casey be right? Or is it all in Marvin's head? You decide!

Hilarious and relatable, Marvin Redpost is perfect for kids who love to bond with quirky characters like George Brown, Class Clown and Junie B. Jones.


Review Citations:
  • Booklist 11/15/1993 pg. 626 (EAN 9780679819486, Paperback)
  • Wilson Children's Catalog 04/11/2019 (EAN 9780679819486, Paperback)
  • Booklist 11/15/1993 pg. 626 (EAN 9780679919483, Hardcover)
  • Wilson Children's Catalog 04/11/2019 (EAN 9780679919483, Hardcover)
  • Booklist 11/15/1993 pg. 626 (EAN 9780606059206, Prebound-Sewn)